He skillfully combines the life of his grandmother and the history of the people together, with a unique perspective, rich poetic language, delicate emotions to show readers the origin, development and decline of the culture of Indian 's Kiowa people. Since Momaday and his father are both Kiowa people, he has a deep Kiowa complex, and endows the home of his ancestor and the land, the sun, the moon, mountains, trees and all other things there with deep feelings. He thinks that a writer or painter should pay close attention to the land in his memory, and excavate the land and imagination as much as possible. The Way to Rainy Mountain involves a large number of relevant historical and cultural knowledge of Kiowa people. In order to understand the article better, this paper will interpret the
Relationships in Seamus Heaney’s Act of Union In my essay I am going to analyse Seamus Heaney’s poem, Act of Union. It is important to know the background of the author in order to understand the poem. Seamus Heaney was one of the major poets of the 20th century. He was from Northern Ireland. His upbringing made a great impact on his poetry, as his most common topic was Ireland, and how English rule ruined its culture, and its language.
The tone and mood enhance the text by adding detail and facts. It also adds a different type of “character” to the story. “I did not weep, and it hurt me that I could not weep. But I was out of tears.” (page 112). Emotions like this enhance the feeling of the text and changes how things are inferred.
First, to Metamorphoses, a long poem by Ovide l.285-286 “Eurus ad Auroram, Nabathaeaque regna recessit, Persidaque, et radiis juga subdita matutinis.” which he then translates. Another reference is made to Ovid with “the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age” Quotation from Varro, De Re Rustica, 2.2.14 which is a book about farming and country life gathering texts written during the Antiquity “et primitus oritur herba imbribus primoribus evocata,” l.234-235. There are many references to the Bible “the age of Methuselah” l.90. 5) Tone of the text. The text looks like a scientific essay.
“Emerson and Kerouac: Grievous Angels of Hope and Loss” Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture Douglas R. Anderson Fordham University Press, New York 2006 The chapter talks about three individuals whose works had a great influence on American culture: Emerson, Kerouac and Gram Parson. The chapter uses Parson`s song “Return of the Grievous Angel” in order to bring into discussion the roles hope and loss play in the writing of Emerson and Kerouac. Together with folk-poet Thomas S. Brown, Gram Parson wrote a song named “Return of the Grievous Angel”, which was at one level a cross-country trucking story and, at another level, it was Elvis` transition from country to Las Vegas, as Anderson observes. Cecil Ingram
Poe believes that stories that dealt with gothic literature needed to have allegories in them to have a second level of meaning in addition to it’s literal meaning. Theses types of elements were popular in this time period because they taught moral lessons and contributed to the dark feeling a person undergoes when finding the true meaning of not only the story, but are able to personally understand the true feeling the author is trying to make individuals feel. In “The Tale and Its Effect”, Poe stated that he used and supported unity of effect to go about discussing the themes he embedded within his stories in order to make the reader to feel a certain way. He believes that they need to be short and sweet so that the author can get all the details to the reader. Poe exclaims that short stories are superior to novels because one is able to sit down and finish it in one-sitting rather than breaking the experience, with the possibility of forgetting important elements.
“Digging” by Seamus Heaney was published in 1966 in his first collection “Death of a Naturalist” (Heaney 7) and is one of his first poems. It is permeated with a sense of the natural world and family tradition. The short poem is full of rhyme and sound effects. They are typical features of the Seamus Heaney poetry. “Digging” shows how people can be rooted in a family, tied to traditions and to a home place.
To convey the brutality and animosity of “The Troubles”, Seamus Heaney expressed his thought-provoking opinions in the form of poetry. His collection of poems called “North” specifically portray the violent and hatred of The Troubles during 1968 to 1998. The Troubles refer to the sectarian warfare and division between the United Kingdom and Ireland. During this time period, political infighting occurred and caused conflicts that eventually lead to a bloody and brutal war. The North collection utilises various historical context while also stylistically allude to the bygone era of the Vikings and the discovery of the bog bodies of the Northern Europe in order to emphasise the endless occurrence of brutality and violent events.
8-10) explores the delicacy and gentleness of the emotion and emphasises the general mystical mood. The feeling is something that unites souls “zart” (tenderly). Here again, Schönberg changed a word, possibly by accident. This time, the change in meaning is subtler, as the two words can almost be used synonymously. “Verbünden” (to ally, to unite) is perhaps stronger in meaning as it implies an effort and a goal, whereas “verbinden” (to connect) implies a possible passiveness.
The poem Two Lorries was written by Seamus Heaney an Irish poet born in Northern Ireland, precisely in County Derry, on April 13, 1939. He was one of the most remarkable authors of that time, which dealt with topics of violence and social issues as well as nature and Ireland history, which demonstrates the variety of his work. Heaney was awarded with a Nobel Prize in the field of literature, by 1995 since his work was of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past. Seamus marked study on the role of sorrow in Ireland’s political atmosphere during the Troubles; a meditation on the personal effect of the Troubles on the citizen population, and should be read as the physical death of human life, the death of Ireland’s pastoral innocence, and the death of childhood to the abrupt nature of violence. By the time he was 74 he died on the 30 of August in Dublin.